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amount of the public education enrichment fund that in the district materials that would be transmitted to the city, the mayor and the board of supervisors and the other city officials, that we would specify that -- we would make some sort of a statement that we would -- we expect full funding or appropriation from the city for 13-14 -- i actually haven't shared with this chris and kathy and part of that why is so because in the mayor's state of the city address yesterday he remarked about his intention to fully fund the public education enrichment fund and specified the amounts of funding that would be associated with the appropriation for 13-14 and i confirmed with the mayor's budget director one-on-one just to make sure we were crystal clear about the intention. that that was the right interpretation and she confirmed it was so and we could share that information with our board members and stakeholders which is why you all received the email that you did this morning from dr. crawford, so based on that commissioner wynns i see your point that it may still be good to memorialize that
will discuss a national school choice week and the education options available to students across the country. first, we want about what's coming up on c-span2 and c- span3. 3's an2's booktv and c-span american history take -- american history tv ticket to santa fe, new mexico. that is coming up at noon -- a visit to local literary landmarks, interviews with authors from the area. here is a clip from santa fe writer james morris as he talks about joseph pulitzer and his book. >> i am james mcgrath morris. behind me stand some early printing presses. this seemed like a perfect place to talk about the man who revolutionized american newspapers. what i for started working on the book, people would react with recognition when i was writing about joseph pulitzer. it was clear from their expressions of anger about the name and not anything about his life. he shares his fate with alfred nobel, which is being well known for prize, but not well known for what he did in his life. alfred nobel was an explosive munitions maker. few people understand the significant role joseph pulitzer played in american
because she wanted an education. >> abc's bob woodruff spoke to the girl's father about her surgeries and the challenges that lie ahead. >> reporter: malala's journey from this to this is nothing short of a miracle. and for the first time, people heard her voice. >> today, you can see that i'm alive. i can speak. i can see you. i can see everyone. and i'm getting better day by day. it's just because of the prayers of people. >> reporter: prayers and letters sent to this young girl who became a symbol of hope. she was just 12 when the taliban shut down her school. the public crusade began. >> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak. >> reporter: her actions made her a target. last october, on her way home from school, she was brutally attacked. gunmen entered her van and shot her at point-blank range in the head. she was medevaced to england in critical condition. but she refused to die. the bullet glanced off her skull, traveled down her cheek and into her shoulder. incredibly, it didn't ent
with our parents and share what our children are learning. >> she represents a new generation of educators that values social media. anne arundel county is about to get on board systemwide. they are drawing up a social media policy to enhance education and learning. >> we will use social media for instructional purposes. if the teacher finds a youtube video, we could unblock youtube. they could use it in the lesson. they currently cannot do that. >> educators will create a high- tech path for learning. social media has already gotten a past. >> i see so many opportunities to connect with classrooms across the country and the world. if opens up so many doors for my students. >> these social media policy will not go on the books without language to protect students. it will draw the line on how students and educators communicate, but they're also be exceptions in cases where administrators and parents have given written permission. this is the first reading of the social media policy. if approved by the school board, it would go on the books this fall. we have a draft of that proposal on our
-- education and western thinking. she even made the short list for "time" magazine's person of the year. >>> students are putting their talents to good use. our education reporter sherrie johnson shows how they're making a difference. >> reporter: members of the laser club are hard at work. these students make anything from cabinets to chairs. the list just got a little larger thanks to city school administrators. they bought a state of the art laser machine for students. they said it raise great to see a what city students can do. >> we want them to be prepared for the future, their job. they will learn everything they need to learn on the job. they need to be able to show their employability skills. >> reporter: carve ver's laser skill has a partnership with habitat for humanity, private and public schools. they fill orders. the money for the supplies are donated and students love the experience. >> hands-on things. i love fixing stuff. it helps me. i like this. >> reporter: students showed off their handy work by presenting a plaque showcasing positive programs in baltimore schools.
today calling for change. he wants republicans to focus more on issues like education and health care and spend less time talking about the deficit. congressman cantor is with us this morning. >> good morning. >> you've got a big speech today asking the republican party to change. is this about tone or ideology? >> what this is about is about making sure that we can express why we're doing what we're doing. we believe very strongly obviously in things like fiscal discipline and not spending money you don't have we also believe in that, because it helps people, in the same way we've got to address the plight of so many working americans right now, and those who don't have any work and say that yes, we've got policies that will help you in terms of giving you an opportunity for quality education, in terms of trying to help you bring down the costs of health care. we've got some real policies that we want to put to work to help people and that's what this is about. >> so on policy and on immigration reform will you today endorse the proposal put forward by senator
avoid having to pay for an education that isn't even yours. we begin tonight tracking more snow. for now the skies are clear and cool, and winter weather is headed our way. . >> temperatures keep dropping. there's still enough breeze to give you a wind-chill factor. even by february standards, we're feeling it out there. take a look at the numbers. you can see 21 in baltimore, but still room to fall tonight. 22 in easton. as we look at the overall wind speed, it's still 10-15. so it feels like single digits. cambridge 12 above, about as cold as it gets in winter in maryland. our next weather maker already developing out to the west. pretty heavy snow west of chicago, and this system headed our way. we'll talk about the window of time it will arrive over your super bowl weekend straight ahead. >>> we know more about a death at the aberdeen proving grounds. george lazaro junior died during a routine dive. the cause has not been determined. the army says it is investigating. >>> tonight begins 30 years in prison for a maryland man who ran an online child porn bulletin board. he's from balti
like to say safety should be first and foremost along with quality education, quality and experienced staff. we can close the achievement gap and superintendent i like to work with you as i said before so please reach out to me. thank you. >> yes hi good afternoon. i am tory cane. i am a t10 security. i have been exonerated after going through a long process but i am sure you've heard all of the problems mlk and administrator stuff so i would like to move on. i want to move on with my life and these issues, and i would like to say they believe in the board of education. i believe in what it stands for and i also know that sometimes we get off on the wrong foot if things go wrong but we learn through those issues and i would like to just go forward from this point. things happened. okay. but as i'm standing here i think about security in the schools and we get such a bad rap because we're very low on the totem poll and called when we're needed and in essence we put on life on the line for students, our ourselves and the administration and staff. some years ago, long ago me and
to be working on educating chris and his family and friends about the work that we do and the power of words and educating him on the importance of using words and understanding that predjudice and fear and hate that our young lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender youth face, many times on a daily basis. >> reporter: it is unclear how long the culliver's training will last or exactlly when he will go in but trevor project officals say they are happy that he has made the decision to attend their education program. i'm jeff bush in the castro district of san francisco, kron four news. >> lots of clouds but we did clear things out. notice that rain out of southern california. that the system is missing us. with high clouds that prevented a low clouds on the surface from burning away today. we did see temperatures cooler. but now those clouds are going to the east and clearing things out. those low clouds for tonight. i think that it will clear quicker with more sunshine, tomorrow. this live look with partly cloudy conditions for tonight. look for low clouds, dense fog but mostly sunny. i will l
'm grateful for his education and there is no comparison between the quality of this man and chuck hagel. they are in different sandboxes. i'm very grateful for people like this who we desperately need in times like this. >> we go to the independent line. this is doug, welcome to the conversation. caller: thanks for taking my call and thanks to c-span. i think the only one that had any sanity and knew the questions that were going to be asked. we did not get any answers to them. how is the decision made? what are the requirements? the independent said we should have a court that regardless who the president is they should not have a unilateral way to document nominate someone. people in this country don't know about the mddaa, the national defense thorgs act which allows the president to designate a person who he feels is a terrorist or supporting terrorist organizations to deprive him of life, liberty and not be able to go in front of a court. you can't say listen, you have the wrong person. we can be unilaterally detained. there is no question about, for instance, the propaganda guy th
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, every child to be educated. for that reason we have organized a fund. >> reporter: what are you trying to accomplish by the fund? >> our aim and our dream is to educate children. and especially girls. because we know when you educate a girl, you educate the whole family. you educate a generation. you educate all other coming children. >> reporter: the challenge is enormous. today there are 32 million girls around the world who are not in school. bob woodruff, abc news, new york. >> a really humbling inspiring story. she, her grace and intellect and passion and sense of purpose. >> such a young age. >> really that young. left side of her face is paralyzed. hoping it comes back to full function within 18 months or so. mentally, spiritually, the recovery is full. you can tell listening to her. it is remarkable. said it before on the show. the taliban tried to kill her only succeeded in making her immo immortal. >> she wanted to protect people that she wanted to protect. people in pakistan wanted to name a school after her. don't do it. you will become a target for the taliban. >> they did
for public education as to how you should be doing these things. if you join the nra and go to one of the 80,000 trainers you get that. there are a lot of people that aren't nra members. the public education campaign on the safety of firearms would be great. we would love to support it. >> first of all, i would like to get the signup sheet for the field trip for the gun show. [laughter] >> i'll tell you what, the next time they have the gun show, i'll have a signup sheet. if anybody wants to go i'll take them. i can't get you in for free. >> sometimes so you a little bit of an expense. [laughter] >> there's been a lot of talk about whether this is different. and it's a political question not an ideological question. do you think this time is different? and if it is, it doesn't seem that the nra has changed in any way the positions on what is acceptable or not acceptable to reflect that. i have another question. i'll let you answer that one. >> sure. i think that our opponents hope this is different in the sense they hope they can use a motion to achieve an antifirearm agenda they haven't bee
is implemented. the other thing is education. educate the young players at an early age. invest in a 10-year time, but it may be too late. it has already targetted things like the no. 17 world cup. if they pitch up and buy in at munich, they cannot say they are done because his name will be in the papers. it's an insidious problem that will demand a concerted effort. >> and this is just the beginning of the story, i'm sure. thanks so much, titus. >> of low and behold, more corruption. the spanish prime minister facing questions over corruption allegations and has won praise from german chancellor angela merkel for his handling of the economic crisis. he has imposed a harsh austerity measures and lowered borrowing costs, but the spanish economy is continuing to contract. >> the german chancellor warmly welcome the spanish premier, a change of pace for the prime minister facing the problems at home. he traveled to berlin wristbands that the. ever deeper into-- he traveled to berlin with spain even deeper into the concession. >> i reiterated once again that we're full of respect for the reforms impl
an education credit on your taxes, you may -- you know, you now start on valentine's day, february 14, the first day that the irs will accept returns with the education credit reform. when the filing season kicked off, the irs was still updating its system, but it will be up and running by valentine's day. >>> seems like everyone you know is on facebook. once my mom was on facebook, it was like jump the shark. >> you wanted to get off of it. but more than two-thirds of people in the universe are on the social network right now. >> but more and more people are starting to feel a little bit of facebook fatigue. >> reporter: there is such a thing as too much of a good thing. that's why more than 60% of facebook users say they've taken extended breaks from the social media site. and looks like that number is about to get bigger, according to a survey. 27% of facebook users say they plan to use the site less in 2013. look at their past behavior, 21% said the reason for the sabbatical boiled down to simply not having enough time. 10% said it was a waste of time, while another 10% just weren
for girls education. that is the issue that triggered the taliban attack and she thanked all those who have been praying for her. >> god has given me this new life and this is a second life. this is a new life and i want to serve. i want to serve the people and i want every girl, every child to be educated. >> now the doctors have been treating malala at a hospital in england. they've reconstructed part of her skull and implanted a hearing device in her left ear and are confident she'll be back in school very soon. >>> more help could come to d.c. hospitals. council chairman phil mendelson joined more than 200 registered nurses to introduce the patient protection act. this would require hospitals to keep a minimum nurse to patient ratio. more than half of d.c. nurses responding to a 2012 survey said hospital staffing is inadequate. >> i think this bill is common sense. i think this bill is today's version of the eight hour day. >> mendelson also said the bill will include whistleblower protection for nurses who report unsafe conditions without the fear of termination. it's modeled after a h
nonprofit organization that is helping latino youth get ready for higher education. today i'm saluting edu-futuro. >> they actually reach out to the latino community. it's very difficult to understand how the college application is like. >> marisela lara is a junior in high school. she is the first in her family preparing to go to college. edu-futuro is helping her go through the process. >> they have unique needs and barriers, language, culture. >> lara wants to study medicine and edu-futuro is giving her advice. layer a is in -- when ara is in the emerging leaders -- lara is in the emerging leaders program, someone who can offer her help on the sats and offer emotional help. >> i'm taking on bigger roles. i started my own club at school. >> reporter: it was started by -- [indiscernible] -- back in 1998. its mission is to mentor latino students of all backgrounds. >> i envision our community to be engaged, compassionate, educated community members because i really believe in the united states. i'm an immigrant myself. >> reporter: lara says she is not only being proactive about her future
's behavior by members of the military and a savings plan and he finds financial education program substantially increased savings in the tsp have had no or sunpak, for example, on the amount of credit for military members have outstanding. so re-signing of crowd out there. the society by my colleague at harvard looking at denmark are much better data and they are so concerned about privacy. when they look at automatic savings programs, they found little cutout and other parts of the balance sheet either. so i think it's a legitimate concern, though most of the evidence suggests certainly it's not one-for-one offset. >> any other thoughts on the crowd out at all ms. mccarthy? >> i would offer we don't have it. the complexity it would affect the asset the pain is difficult. it's important on the automatic enrollment is a significant impact in getting participants into the plan. our enrollment rate, participation rate is 67% previous automatic enrollment 80%. it's a very powerful distinction in and of itself is so dramatic that it's hard for me to think is creating a big distraction
thoughts of suicide. >> abbie lane: trevor project we're going to be working on educating chris and his family and friends about the work that we do and the power of words and educating him on the importance of using words and understanding that predjudice and fear and hate that our young lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender youth face, many times on a daily basis. >> reporter: it is unclear how long the culliver's training will last or exactlly when he will go in but trevor project officals say they are happy that he has made the decision to attend their education program. i'm jeff bush in the castro district of san francisco, kron four news. >> police are investigating the death of a teenage girl in fairfiled. she was reported missing thursday in nearby suisun city, and was found friday morning. right now. her death is being investigated as a homicide. kron 4's alecia reid has been covering the investigation and she brings us the latest information from police. >> she was really nice she had a fun personality and a beautiful blue eyes. >> reporter: flowers keep coming in from this fo
their earnings because of their education levels. um, and so they're not likely to be able to contribute enough in taxes to cover what they would be using in the way of social services. um, and we don't have -- we're thinking, you know, tens of billions of dollars a year additional, um, if we were to legalize the entire population, um, as has been proposed. >> thank you. yield back. >> thank you. ms. vaughn, i was reading your testimony, and it says that i.c.e., mr. crane's agency, had arrested 27,600 gang members in the past eight years? does that sound about right to you, mr. crane? >> that might be what they have stats on, but i would say that it's probably far higher than that. we have all kinds of folks that we encounter in jails and prisons, and they don't make any bones about gang -- >> so we have 11.5 million immigrants and more than 27,000 of them have been arrested for being gang members? >> yeah. not all of them are illegal immigrants. some of them are people that we've given green cards too, but they're still removable. some of them have temporary protected status, for example. >> o
in national security or education or clean energy, not to mention the growth of the entire economy should be put in jeopardy just because folks in washington couldn't come together or eliminate a few special interest tax loopholes or government programs that we agree need some reform. >> house speaker john boehner responded with a statement reading "republicans have twice voted replace these arbitrary cuts with common-sense cuts and reforms that protect our national defense. we believe there is a better way to reduce the deficit but americans do not support sacrificing real spending cuts for more tax hikes." >>> efforts by the white house to head off spending cuts come as a new government report predicts the budget deficit will drop below $1 trillion for the first time during obama's presidency. the congressional budget office which assumes that the cuts will go into effect march 1st says the government will run a deficit of $845 billion this year. that's compared to $1.1 trillion short fall. the outlook predicts the improvements will not last. it warns that an aging population will drive
's for education office has convened a group of constituents across the city, across public nonpublic community based organizations to come together to then develop the strategies that can help those kids get over the hurdles they are facing to be connected. >> and i guess we should point this out, mayor gray is the one who put this coalition together. let me ask you a question critics would say. data gathering alone like this really be enough to make a difference. what has to happen next. >> of course data gathering is not enough. what happens next is this data goes out to the people on the ground doing the work. the deputy mayor for education has convened not only the executive council leadership team but also then convened the change networks, the people working on the ground, running the programs and delivering the services to be able to think critically about the programs they run and best deliver services to the young people in need. >> here's one last question, another finding showed that young people between 20 and 24 early 20s and in that group in dc only 42% have full-time jobs and th
to focus more on issues like education and health care and less on the deficit. what about immigration and is just tweak be the talking points enough? we'll have a special note to self on the intern who rushed to save gabby giffords just moments after she was shot. the justice department and government action that local grewries say is a good thing. we'll be live in alexandria, virginia. lots ahead because the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. >> we like it. thank you, norah. we'll be watching. >>> baltimore is in party mode this morning. its countdown to the ravens victory parade in honor of their sunday triumph at the super dome. >> delia goncalves live in the newsroom with more on the big celebration including joe flacco's time at the david letterman show. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning. flacco has been very busy. he had a great time. you mentioned he probably looked tired. absolutely because he had a whirlwind couple of days. the city will virtually shut down today for the big parade. several streets are blocked off. businesses are shutting down. p
like education and training, energy and national security will cost us jobs. and it will slow down our recovery. >> reporter: those jobs are at risk for the sequester takes effect in march. the president is asking lawmakers to find targeted short-term cuts to keep the economy moving and buy more time to craft a longer-term deal. >> our economy is headed in the right direction. it will stay that way as lodge as there aren't any more self- inflicted wounds coming out of washington. >> reporter: the senate remains deeply divided. >> the sooner we solve our spending problem, the sooner our jobs problem will go away as well. >> reporter: house republicans say they've twiced passed legislation to replace the sequester and it is time for the senate and president to do their job. >> the president's budget is late again. senate democrats haven't done a budget in nearly four years and none of them have a plan to replace the sequester. >> reporter: this comes as new data from the congressional budget office shows the deficit will be under $1 trillion for the first time in five years. republicans
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education may not have done it without the support of the school as well as coaches and staff. >> just to get an idea of how difficult this is to accomplish this feet, less than 2% of high school football players across the country are getting scholarship offers to play division 1 football. you have 8 today. talk about the hills that these players have to over come to achieve something like that. >> it's adversity as you well know in the dc area. with these young men, the peer pressure they go through, some inequalities they have, don't spend a lot of time on that. we choose to focus on the positives, focus on the future and getting out of certain predicaments. at the end of the day we're extremely happy for our kids. like i said, the main goal is for them to achieve a college education. >> we have four guys staying here locally, playing for the university of maryland. when you look at them, talk about some of the talent and how neat is it for you to be able to watch them so close to home? >> it's awesome. we have one kid that already plays at maryland. they kind of were familiar with
salary and give you a free education for you and your family, how would he feel about that? >> john: the football coach made five and a half million. >> exactly. exactly. so i think that what we have to realize is that we live in america, and we live in a society where we have things called labor rights, where people are allowed to negotiate their salaries, and it doesn't make any sense that you see these games, they're making millions of dollars. nobody turns on a college basketball game to see the coach. they turn the game on to see the players, so why is that player's mother, father, etc. not allowed to share in the revenue? i think that's a really important question we have to start asking. >> john: but there's not much of a movement for it. a few sports writers talk about it, but it's not like the college players are organizing or complaining, even. >> oh, they complain. they complain. if you go and do a survey an get the players to speak freely on the issuing, the ones who understand how much money is being made, they are very resentful of this. you remember the fab five from
stricter gun laws. >> as far as educators who care about the safety and well-being of young people, we needed to stand up. >> reporter: the all right calls for keeping guns off college campuses as well as universal background checks and a new assault weapons ban. >> president obama is also pushing for easier access to mental healthcare and more cops on the beat to help address gun violence. >>> the new secretary of state john kerry got down to business today. staffers held a welcoming ceremony for the former massachusetts senator this morning at the state department. on his first day on the job kerry told them president obama needs their help to make america safer and the world more prosperous and peaceful. he also said he has big heels to fill referring to his two predecessors, hillary clinton and condoleezza rice. >>> three high schoolboys charged with child pornography were back in class today at west springfield high school and some students and parents are not happy about that. peggy fox joins us live from west springfield high. i understand this was a story that's difficult for
on our education alert. first here's a look at the winning lottery numbers. >> now some good news for the u.s. economy. 170,000 jobs were added which revised the past year's numbers upward. >> despite the up tick in the unemployment rate the report was well received on wall street. the dow closed above 14,000 for the first time since october 2007 all three major indexes posted gains for a 5th straight week. >> there are thousands of people who don't mind admitting they really love their jobs. the school has been picked as one of the nation's top places to work. education reporter tim tyutin has the story. >> what does it take to become one of the top places to work in america. we were curious. we showed up at the community college in he is six to find out. >> employees are getting credit for bragging about where they work. the results showed up on a national survey from a company called workplace dynamics. >> doesn't surprise me. it's an excellent place to work. our benefits are second to none. we are like a family here. whenever you need anything done there's always someone here
blocked loans from the interamerican development foundation of $146 million loans for education, water and things like that. the international republican institute arranged and organized the opposition to it and then we as a country trained rebel soldiers in the dominican republic, trained and armed them to come to haiti to overthrow the government and then the last analysis, those were a pulse didn't figure into it. bush carried out the coup himself on american soldiers who arrived at the home of the president and took him off at 3:00 in the morning to the central african republic. we have to had to go there. maxine waters, a jamaican parliamentarian and sharon webster and the president's lawyer flew off to rescue him to bring him back to jamaica and then condoleezza rice threatened to make the jamaican government -- threatened to make it very difficult for them if jamaica accepted aristide even for a matter of days before he went to south africa. all because he said the minimum income ought to be raced from 1 dollar a day to $2 a day. the sweatshops of essentially white in haiti comb
-time work since. college-educated, 20 years of experience. i live in san francisco in an area where did score -- where discrimination based on age is encouraged. discrimination based on race is encouraged as well. it is a shame. my senators, basically if you are not from a protected class, you do not exist. these people -- i saved up a lot of money over my life and had planned on retiring at 65, like everyone else, but i spent a lot of my retirement just trying to survive, which is a shame. host: was your retirement 401k? personal savings? how did it break down? caller: it was a mix. host:-, n.c., joe is joining us on the independent line. -- ash, n.c., joe is joining us on the independent line. caller: all of a sudden everything fell apart several years ago. i could have retired, but i saw the writing on the wall, businesses started falling down and everyone who has a retirement, god bless you, but it is so hard. i feel bad for the grandchildren who they all say are not going to make it. it is terrible, this country has put a hole in front of everything else. they have got to quit doin
news education reporter leeann me len dez got exclusive action to a recent training session at san jose city college. >> lock down, lock down, lock down. >> those two words mean an intruder is on campus. >> maria, open the door. where are you! >> this is how they deal with an active shooter. >> oh, wendy, i'm home, dea respect! open the door. >> the people behind the door tried to barricade themselves using what they can find, a table, a rope, anything to keep the intruder from coming in. >> people will survive, people will act appropriately if we give them guidance and if we give them permission to do so and that's what this is about. >> a texas based company called response options is straining people on how to go beyond the duck and cover mode. teaching them to go as far as confronting the gunman. joe is playing the role of the active gunmen. people who are taking this course are learning three fundamental things, run, hide, and fight. >> sean thompson is a teacher. he convinced his school district to let him take the two-day course. he will now train other teachers. >> when you beco
alice stands for alert, lock down, inform, counter and evacuate. abc7 news education reporter leeann melendez got exclusive access to a recent training session at san jose city college. >> lock down, lock down, lock down. >> those two words mean an intruder is on campus. >> maria, open the door. where are you! >> this is how they deal with an active shooter. >> oh, wendy, i'm home, dear! open the door. >> the people behind the door tried to barricade themselves using what they can find, a table, a rope, anything to keep the intruder from coming in. >> people will survive, people will act appropriately if we give them guidance and if we give them permission to do so and that's what this is about. >> a texas-based company called response options is training people on how to go beyond the duck-and-cover mode. teaching them to go as far as confronting the gunman. joe is playing the role of the active gunmen. people who are taking this course are learning three fundamental things, run, hide, and fight. >> sean thompson is a teacher. he convinced his school district to let him take the two
with great education and great skills know their job security is fragile. as a way to protect yourself, people like to think that that could never happen to me. i am good enough that i would not lose my job or if i did, i would certainly be able to find something away. in some ways by turning on the unemployed and putting it on them, in some ways, there is a bizarre defense mechanism that makes people feel more secure about their own jobs in a fragile economy. i think there is a lot of complex factors going on here. it is certainly eroded very deeply in a complete misunderstanding of just how bad the economy and the recovery has been. host: what is the best way to protect these people? guest: is important for them to be honest and talk about why you lost your job and talk in detail -- if it was because the company went under or there were massive layoffs or the industry were working in started suffering -- talk in detail about all you have done to try to get re-employed. employers don't wish -- don't want to hire lazy people. people are out there actively looking. discuss the creative
-day-old gates they could be grated from a to f. it's pardon of the governor's education reform bit. points fear that the grating system would sippingle out the struggles schools unfairly. in prince george's county, they're clarifies the new controversyial policy on who gets to own the rights to work, artwork done by students and staff. the head of the county board of education says the proposal was designed to protect the work created on school equipment by staff and teachers, not to grant ownership rights of paintings and other work made by students. parents have expressed concerns. >> it's not an inflammatory situation. we certainly did not mean for it to be. we want create activity and we see this as a way to encourage it. >> it's not clear when the reworked policy will be introduced. >> well, it was electric, everybody is still talking about the super bowl halftime performance, but beyonce is already looking forward to her next big appearance right here in washington. >>> plus a young teenager who took on the taliban proves that she is not backing down. we'll be right back. >>> the courageo
are things that the bureau wants to hold back, so that we don't inadvertently educate other would be hostage takers or terrorists. it's fair to say the camera did get in there. that allowed them to gather the intelligence they needed. and probably determine the exacts moment when it would be safest to detonate that diversionary device, breech the door, make the entry and so forth. it wasn't just a guess. i think it was well planned. there has been reports that the hrt, the hostage rescue team built a mock bunker based on how they knew about the layout to practice the rescue and so forth. i think that's probably what occurred. >> jimmy lee dykes, the suspect in this case, who is now dead, is a survivalist with anti-government sentiment. anti-government sentiment in this country is at an all time high. will we see more of this kind of thing? >> well, it's hard to say. unfortunately, situations like this sometimes result in copy cat events. people who are unstable, who are on the edge, look at a situation like this and think it's a good thing to do. hopefully, they will look at this and see thi
had a heart attack. and it was really an unfortunate time for me because i just wasn't educated. i had never taken the time to learn about the signs of a heart attack or, you know, about women and their risks for heart disease. >> when it was happening, did you know that's what it was? >> i did not. i was pregnant at the time. i mistook the signs for morning sickness. >> let me ask you, there's a lot of women watching right now. what are the signs? who is at risk? >> you know, both men and women do get chest pain, but women in particular have symptoms other than chest pain. they have shortness of breath, heartburn. like she did. and dizziness, fatigue. so oftentimes women delay seeking help because they think it's something else. and the message here is that heart disease is preventable. and so it's a message for all women today, get to know your cardiac risk factors so you can try to prevent heart disease. >> lastly, do you have a final word or advice you'd like to share with the ladies watching today? >> yes. heart disease does not care what size you wear. it doesn't care how o
am getting better day by day. >> she used this ordeal to set up an education fund for young girls. doctors say she is expected to fully recover. she is wise beyond her years. >> absolutely. >> coming up at noon, it does not look like much now but this skull was one of the most powerful men in england. we will tell you who belongs to and a very odd place where it was found. >> in an effort to rebuild after hurricane sandy one key player is suggesting to people not to rebuild. why new york is looking to reclaim. >> death of an american woman traveling abroad in turkey. >> here is a live look outside where we are getting ready potential for more snow. jacqui jeras will tell >> you are watching abc 7 news at noon with scott thuman and cynne simpson. this is abc 7 news at noon. on your side. >> officials in turkey have finished an autopsy on an american tourist who went missing in istanbul and later was found dead. authorities have identified the woman as a 33-year-old from staten island, new york. she died from a fierce blows to the head. she was on a photography trip and investigator
work in national security, education, clean energy, there is no reason they should be put in jeopardy because folks in washington could not come together. >> john boehner said additional tax increases are out of the question. he said americans do not support sacrificing real spending cuts for more tax hikes. >> maryland lawmakers have a few things on their mind. how about golf cart zones on highways or a hefty fine if you make a grocery cart suffer abandonment. those are being considered in annapolis. >> what time is it? >> game time. >> there is a lighter side to conducting business in annapolis. legislators sometimes poked fun at each other's bills. this webcst highlights several -- webcast highlights several. >> it's femurs to have a little fun. not take everything so serious -- it's humorous to have a little fun. not take everything so seriously. >> oen measure -- one measure gives a county permission to of a golf cart lane. >> that committee has a lot of senior citizens and they said they would like an alternative way to get around on. that on so to get to the grocery store, the
will not be eligible for any of them. this is infringing on my educational opportunities. >> getting a license that must be renewed five years, submitting to background checks, limits on camel and clips. >> coverage is not there to determine our needs. is there to serve our needs. >> there was a shopping frenzy for firearms. >> i am senator nancy jacobs. i just bought a new gun. i did not do too bad, did i? >> a bald eagle circling the event galvanized our cause. >> that is a sign that we're on the right track. >> several people -- hundred people wanted to testify. the overflow room filled to capacity. >> one thing that will can appreciate is the fact that in our country, we're able to express these differences of opinion. >> the state attorney general considers the gun package constitutional. >> this is about public safety, about doing reasonable things that work to save lives. >> the gun rights rally lasted all day. lawmakers are divided over some alamance some form of gun control of deflation will land on the governor's desk. -- gun-control legislation will land on the governor's desk. >> i
of maryland after a require every incoming students to take a assault education class. >> live in college park with the proposal and where students stand on the issue. >> is starting to get a lot of attention on campus. it was the lead story in the diamondback. strongly supporting this. how big a problem do you think is? is a huge problem. >> pushing for a freshman to attend a one-hour sexual assault class. there were 10 reported in 2009 and again in 2010. in 2011 net fell to five, but a found as manyhas as one in five college women experience sexual assault or sexual assault. it is obvious that many go unreported. dodge that is one of the biggest problems. some have the class and the students say it would be good if everyone did. >> to be aware it is not their fault. >> the so-called gray areas alcohol is involved. >> it would be good for people to understand there is a definite point where you are definitely crossing the line. >> the guy needs to be aware of he can be accused of selling doesn't make those mistakes. >> just because a woman has not no does not mean she has consented. >> no mea
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